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Gothic III Release Update

What is Gothic III Release Update?

Gothic III is a PC video game published by JoWooD Entertainment, now Nordic Games.


Gothic III Release Update is a software program developed by JoWooD. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named Gothic3_RelUp_EUR_UPDATE.exe. The setup package generally installs about 50 files and is usually about 63.93 MB (67,035,108 bytes). The installed file Gothic3_RelUp_EUR_UPDATE.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 24% of users of Gothic III Release Update come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.JoWood.com
Installation folder: C:\Gotich 3
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1
Estimated size: 63.93 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Gothic III Release Update

Program executable:Gothic3_RelUp_EUR_UPDATE.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Gothic III\Gothic3_RelUp_EUR_UPDATE.exe
Additional files:
  • engine.dll (by Pluto 13 GmbH) - Genome Gaming System
  • exporter.dll (by Pluto 13 GmbH)
  • filesystem.dll
  • game.dll
  • ge3dialogs.dll
  • gfc.dll
  • Gothic3.exe
  • GUI.dll
  • importer.dll
  • lib3ds.dll
  • sapi_lipsync.dll (by Annosoft) - SAPI 5.1 Lipsync Console Program
  • scm.dll
  • script.dll
  • sharedbase.dll
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows Image Helper
  • fmod.dll (by Firelight Technologies Pty, Ltd) - FMOD
  • fmodex.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD Ex (FMOD Ex SoundSystem)
  • Gothic3_RelUp_EUR.exe (by InstallShield Software) - InstallShield (R) (Setup.exe)
  • Gothic3_RelUp_EUR_UPDATE.exe
  • IMAGEHLP.DLL (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows NT(R) Operating System (Windows NT Image Helper)
  • kupdate.exe
  • libexpat.dll
  • msdbi.dll - Microsoft (R) Visual Studio (Microsoft (R) VC Program Database)
  • msvcm80.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcp80.dll
  • msvcr71.dll
  • msvcr80.dll
  • MSVCRT.DLL - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (Microsoft (R) C Runtime Library)
  • NxCooking.dll
  • NxExtensions.dll
  • PhysXCore.dll
  • PhysXLoader.dll
  • protect.dll (by Solidshield Technologies) - Solidshield Library
  • SHW32.DLL (by MicroQuill Software Publishing) - SmartHeap (Memory Management Library for Win32)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • vcomp.dll - Microsoft® C/C++ OpenMP Runtime DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • kupdate.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A14F6A9F-C725-464D-8845-EAC3C56EABDE}' (runs on registration).
  • Gothic3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7C59E39B-29B3-4579-BB3F-4A48005D7471}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Gothic III Release Update?

You can uninstall Gothic III Release Update from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Gothic III Release Update, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Gothic III Release Update.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.74%
Windows 10 22.58%
Windows XP 6.45%
Windows Vista 3.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.58%
Windows 7 Professional 9.68%
Windows 8.1 9.68%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.45%
Windows 10 Home 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 24.32%
  Germany 10.81%
  France 8.11%
  Romania 8.11%
  Slovakia 8.11%
  Austria 5.41%
  Czech Republic 5.41%
  Norway 5.41%
  United Arab Emirates 2.70%
  Hungary 2.70%
  Iran 2.70%
  Italy 2.70%
  Japan 2.70%
  Lithuania 2.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 17.39%
Hewlett-Packard 17.39%
Acer 8.70%
Dell 4.35%
Toshiba 4.35%
Sony 4.35%
Samsung 4.35%
MSI 4.35%
Medion 4.35%
Lenovo 4.35%
Intel 4.35%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro U40... 4.55%
Sony SVE14112EGW 4.55%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 4.55%
MSI MS-7752 4.55%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GE60... 4.55%
MEDIONPC MS-7522 4.55%

About JoWooD

JoWooD Entertainment AG was an Austrian computer game publisher of video games.


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